Past New Postdoc Orientations

September 7th, 2018, 10am - 5pm

Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom

Program & Presentation Links

9:30-10:00 am              Registration and Check-In // Continental Breakfast Provided

10:00-10:15 am             Welcome from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

10:15-10:45 am             Policies Every Postdoc Should Know

10:45-11:15 am             UF Libraries NPO 2018 Presentation

11:15-11:30 am             Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) NPO 2018 Presentation

11:30-12:00 pm             Office of Research NPO 2018 Presentation

12:00-12:45 pm             UF Information Technology (UFIT) NPO 2018 Presentation

12:45-1:00pm                Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs - Personal Brand - NPO 2018 Presentation

1:00-2:00 pm                 Lunch (Provided) and Networking

2:00-3:00 pm                 Human Resource Services NPO 2018 Presentation

3:00-3:30 pm                 GatorCare Health Insurance Plan for Postdocs - NPO 2018 Presentation

3:30-4:30 pm                 International Postdoc Resources - NPO 2018 Presentation

4:30-4:45 pm                 Postdoc Editors Association - NPO 2018 Presentation

4:45-5:00 pm                 Women’s Collaboratory for Innovators - Find out more about the programs discussed

Please contact Lily Lewis if you have any questions. 


 2017 New Postdoc Orientation:  Monday, September 18, 2017

Rion Ballroom - Reitz Union
University of Florida
9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 

9:00-9:25 am - Registration and Check-In  //  Continental Breakfast Available

9:25-9:30 am - Welcome from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 

9:30-10:00 am - UF Libraries 

10:00-10:30 am - Policies Every Postdoc Should Know

10:30-11:00 am - Office of Research 

11:00 am -12:00 pm - UF Information Technology (UFIT)

12:00-1:00 pm - Lunch and Networking

1:00–1:30 pm - GatorCare Health Insurance Plan for Postdocs                                               

1:30-2:30 pm - Human Resource Services Benefits 

2:30-3:45 pm - International Postdoc Resources


2015 New Postdoc Orientation:  Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Emerson Alumni Hall Presidents Room and Classroom    
University of Florida

2014 New Postdoc Orientation:  September 16, 2014

Emerson Alumni Hall Presidents Room and Classroom    
University of Florida


2013 New Postdoc Orientation:  September 24, 2013

Emerson Alumni Hall, University of Florida


2012 New Postdoc Orientation:  September 19, 2012

Emerson Alumni Hall, University of Florida

  • Welcome from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Information about the Health Science Center Libraries (Hannah Norton, Reference and LIaison Librarian, Assistant University Librarian, health Science Center Libraries)
  • Ethics and Academic Integrity (Chris Loschiavo, Assistant Dean and Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution)
  • Office of Research (Sobha Jaishankar, Assistant Vice President for Research, Office of Research)
  • Human Resource Services (Paula Fussell, Vice President for Human Resource Services)
  • UF Policies Every Postdoc Should Know (Barbara Wingo, Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel)
  • Career Resource Center (Jon Schlesinger, Assistant Director for Career Development)
  • Innovation Hub: Entrepreneurial Opportunities (Jane Muir, Director, Florida Innovation Hub at UF)
  • International Postdoc Resources (Lyn Straka, Exchange Coordinator, and Adam Greenfield, Program Assistant, Exchange Visitor Services, UF International Center)
  • Lunch and Provost's Welcome:  Joe Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Featured Speaker: David Norton, UF Vice President for Research